2011 | 2 Koncepcje Wacława Nałkowskiego w świetle osiągnięć współczesnej nauki i filozofii | 42-46
Article title

Twórczość i kontekst ideologiczny w poglądach Wacława Nałkowskiego

Title variants
Creativity and context in the works of Wacław Nałkowski
Languages of publication
Nałkowski lived in times of rapid transformation of civilization and during the period of ideological ferment, in a colonized country which at that time was Poland. Clearly disappointed with social and political reality, he turned his interest towards the trendy socialist ideas, seeing in them the hope for improving the living conditions of the society. The discerning analysis of the Nałkowski’s Social Writings (ed. 1951), allowed the author to assess the influence of the intellectual atmosphere on his activities and views. Although Nałkowski was a supporter of modern ideas, such as evolution, his intellectual independence and strength were the reason why he never became political activist. Moreover, he refused to join socialist movements and organizations. His ideological position and uncompromising character as well as the controversial, typical for him way of expressing opinions and views caused, that he was excluded from the political circles and condemned to an existence outside of academia, and often on the margins of intellectual life.
  • Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Wydział Filozoficzny
  • Jędrzejczyk D., 1999, Myśl geograficzna Wacława Nałkowskiego, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warszawa.
  • Nałkowski W., 1951, Pisma społeczne, oprac. S. Żółkiewski, PIW, Warszawa.
  • Ortega y Gasset J., 2004, Bunt mas, Wyd. Muza, Warszawa.
  • Wilczyński W. i E., 1990, Wacław Nałkowski 1851–1911, [w:] Geographers. Biobibliographical Studies, vol. 13, G. Martin (red.), Mansell, London, s. 45–52.
Document Type
Publication order reference
YADDA identifier
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.